A two-week field course in August (offered in alternate years) at the Harkness Fisheries Research Laboratory in Algonquin Park, Ontario. Field and laboratory exercises demonstrate how interactions between physical, chemical, and biological parameters are crucial in understanding lake ecosystems. Fundamental and applied issues are discussed. Students collect, analyse, and interpret data, and complete a class project and an individual project. Fee for accommodations, food, within course travel, station fee, etc. will apply.
Students interested in taking an EEB field course apply directly to the department. Spaces for the course are limited, and student selection is based on a number of criteria that include:
- background in EEB concepts and approaches (assessed through courses taken and grades);
- benefit of course to student progress in their program of study and for professional development (assessed through courses taken and the student statement in the application)
- interest and motivation for taking the course (assessed through the student statement in the application)
- Year of study, with more senior students given preference.
See Departmental website for details. Not eligible for CR/NCR option.